Senior Accountant

Chicago, IL

If you are an experienced Senior Staff Accountant with experience managing the monthly accounting close process, we want you! Candidates with prior consulting experience preferred but not required. The Senior Accountant position will afford you a high degree of flexibility, competitive compensation and the ability to work from home. We are looking for someone who is available to work 30-40 hour a week, primarily remote. This is a great opportunity to work with exciting companies, and have a solid support network of financial professionals to help you grow.

In summary, we are looking for Senior Accountant "Rockstars" who want to support an awesome mix of our client businesses. If you are ready to work with some fun and exciting companies, while strongly representing the EGFS brand, this is a great opportunity for you. You will work from your own home office (anywhere in the US).

Full-time position with ideal candidate available 30+ hours per week (40 hours is preferred)


  • Payroll administration
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable administration
  • Monthly bank reconciliations and treasury management
  • Monthly close process in accordance with GAAP
  • Monthly financial statements and management reports, as needed
  • Create and maintain the Chart of Accounts
  • Manage the general ledger and post all journal entries
  • Support the CFO assigned to your clients
  • Support outside auditors, tax preparers, and valuation teams
  • Administer employee benefits through coordination with employee benefit broker
  • Miscellaneous local and state tax compliance


  • 4-10 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and accrual-based accounting
  • Full cycle accounting experience
  • Proficient in QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online - experience with, Expensify, Xero, NetSuite, and/or other accounting -related ERP systems is a plus
  • Experience working with third-party payroll providers, such as ADP, Gusto, Paychex, and/or Intuit
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Experience interacting with senior-level management
  • Extremely detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Self-directed and able to work independently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong preference for tech and start-up experience

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